STOI GOV: SPOKANE TRIBE NATIVE YOUTH COMMUNITY PROJECT DIRECTOR

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-18-204
Title STOI GOV: SPOKANE TRIBE NATIVE YOUTH COMMUNITY PROJECT DIRECTOR
Supervisor PLANNING DIRECTOR
Department PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Location WELLPINIT, WA
Status FULL - TIME, EXEMPT
Rate of Pay $26.92/PER HOUR
Opening Date DECEMBER 7, 2018
Closing Date JANUARY 7, 2019 * REVISED *

OBJECTIVE:

The person selected for this position will be responsible for the execution and supervision of the Spokane Tribe’s Native Youth Community Project. The Project Director will be required to coordinate project goals and deliverables with the Spokane Tribe and the Wellpinit School District. This position is subject to the availability of Department of Education grant funding and requirements.

DUTIES:

  • Overall coordination and management of the planning and implementation of the Spokane Tribe Native Youth Community Project on behalf of the Spokane Tribe
  • Recruitment and hiring of all project staff and external consultants in collaboration with the Wellpinit School District and appropriate departments and offices of the Spokane Tribe
  • Supervision of project staff and external consultants as designated by Spokane Tribe and the Wellpinit School District
  • Regular communication with leadership of the Spokane Tribe, the Wellpinit School District, and other external organizations to ensure that partnership operations are effective
  • Coordination and facilitation of the project’s Whole Child Initiatives activities
  • Work with Program Consultant, project staff, and partners on the planning and implementation of the project’s out-of-school activities and family outreach activities
  • Work with the project’s Evaluation Consultant to track project benchmarks and outcomes and to prepare required reports for the U.S. Department of Education
  • Develop and maintain project budgets
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Planning and Economic Development Director.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Leadership experience working in multi-organizational and collaborative projects
  • Working knowledge of current research and best practices related to improving schools serving tribal students
  • Experience with indigenous curriculum development and related professional development of teachers
  • Experience working with tribal communities
  • Experience in effective planning and organizational skills
  • Experience in effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral or written instructions and apply extensive and obscure guideline to a wide variety of work situations.
  • Excellent communication, reading comprehension, and writing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and respectfully within the Spokane Tribe of Indians community and Tribal culture.
  • Must have experience in contract negotiations and management.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Education (or closely related field)
  • Valid Washington State driver’s License; must be tribally insurable.
  • Must be flexible in work scheduling during the work week and on weekends when required.
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and all required background checks as required by the Spokane Tribe of Indians & Wellpinit School District.

OTHER: 

  • A Master’s Degree in Education is preferred
  • Three years’ experience working in public schools serving multicultural population of students is preferred
  • This positon is full-time, up to 3 years, grant dependent

 

 Applications are available at the Tribal Human Resource Department or can be downloaded at www.spokanetribe.com

P.O. Box 206 Wellpinit, WA 99040

Contact Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

509-458-6583 or 458-6574 Fax: 509-458-6556

E-mail: sabrina.mccoy@SpokaneTribe.com or andrea.flett@spokanetribe.com

Applications must be received in the Human Resource Department no later

 than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.

The Spokane Tribe reserves the right to hire according to its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants are subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions with the Spokane tribe of Indians are subject to a 90-day orientation period